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Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct Baloch writer from Panjgur

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QUETTA: Pakistani forces have abducted a Baloch writer from Chitkan area of district Panjgur Balochistan on Saturday midnight.

According to details, Pakistani Para-military forces raided the house of Iqbal Zaheer son of late Abdul Sattar Baloch in Chitakn and abducted him around 12 am Saturday midnight. Iqbal Zaheer Baloch is a freelance writer, social activist and teacher.

The forces also reportedly confiscated the laptop and books of Mr Zaheer and broke the furniture of his house.

In August 2010 Pakistani forces abducted Iqbal’s father master Abdul Sattar Baloch from Zaheer Medical store …

Balochistan News

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Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct six Baloch including ...

Friday, May 31st, 2019 01:49 am

QUETTA: Pakistan para-military forces and intelligence agencies have abducted nine persons from different districts of Balochistan on Thursday 30th of May. According to details, Pakistani force’s plain-clothed officials have offloaded…

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Balochistan: Eleven Baloch abducted in two days from Gwada...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 12:00 pm

QUETTA: Pakistani forces have arrested and forcibly disappeared at least eleven Baloch in last two days from Balochistan’s district Kech and Gwadar. According to details, Pakistan FC and intelligence officials…

International News

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FBM leader welcomes US designation of Iran’s IRGC as...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 09:15 am

LONDON: Baloch national leader and head of the Free Balochistan Movement, Hyrbyair Marri has welcomed the US president Donald Trump’s move to declare Iran Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as…

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Free Balochistan Movement held protests in different count...

Saturday, March 30th, 2019 12:11 am

London: Free Balochistan Movement activists have held protest demonstrations and awareness campaigns in different countries including Canada, Germany, Austria, United States of America and the United Kingdom. The FBM activists…

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Pakistan slammed by activists of Balochistan, Sindh, Khybe...

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 09:36 am

Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 12 (ANI) Activists of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, joined by those from Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Tuesday highlighted the atrocities being perpetrated by the Pakistan…

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Free Balochistan Movement Austria chapter marks Internatio...

Monday, March 11th, 2019 11:44 pm

Innsbruck (Austria): The Free Balochistan Movement Austria chapter have organised an awareness campaign on International Women’s Day in Innsbruck on Friday 8th of March. The FBM activists distributed leaflets about…

Features

World refugee day: The lost refugees of Balochistan...

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By Fateh Jan Baloch The refugees’ crisis in Balochistan started when Pakistan forcibly invaded the sovereign Baloch in 1948. Since 55000 people, mainly Hindus, Christians, and other religious minorities, become…

Opinions

BALOCHI LANGUAGE...

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By Aaliyah Shah “Balochi Language” is one of the oldest languages of Indo-Iranian group of the Indo-European Languages. Balochi is spoken in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan mainly because the Baloch…

The Baluch Resistance against Iran...

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By Johar Baluch After the death of Sardar Hussain Khan in 1907 his son Sardar Sayyad Khan and the Barakzai chief, Mir Bahram khan try to spread their power in…

Editorials

Balochistan Occupation Day – 27 March 1948...

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One policy that all empires employ to prolong their colonial rules is the policy of ‘divide and rule.’ British Imperial rulers applied this policy most effectively in India. British colonial…

The Collective Punishment in Balochistan...

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“No protected person may be punished for an offence he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited. Pillage…

Baloch Martyrs Day...

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The Baloch nation at home and abroad observes on 13 November of every year as the National Remembrance Day (Baloch Martyrs Day) to commemorate the struggle and sacrifice of Khan…

Interviews

Balochistan: Exclusive interview of Dr Shan Baloch...

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The students of different medical colleges in Balochistan have been protesting against Higher Education Commission (HEC) for what they describe as ‘irregularities’ in the entry test of Bolan Medical College…